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AmaWaterways Celebrating Black History and Culture on the Rivers

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In travel news for November 15, 2023 we talk about AmaWaterways celebrating black history and culture on the rivers of Europe and the Middle East.

Key Points

  • AmaWaterways announces 2024 Soulful Experience itineraries.
  • Destinations include Portugal, France, and Egypt.
  • Focus on celebrating Black history and culture.
  • Four unique itineraries with limited availability.
  • Exploring Cultural Roots and Heritage

Following the success of its inaugural Soulful Experience in France, AmaWaterways is expanding its offerings in 2024 with a series of River Cruise and land packages that celebrate Black history and culture. These journeys are designed to foster a sense of community and connection among travelers who share common cultural roots and heritage.

Enticing Douro: A Journey Through Portugal

The Enticing Douro Soulful Experience, beginning on November 13, 2024, offers travelers a 10-night journey through Portugal. This includes a three-night pre-cruise land package in Lisbon, followed by a seven-night River Cruise from Porto along the Douro River. Guests will enjoy authentic Portuguese culinary experiences and explore the history of the Black and African diaspora in Lisbon.

Colors of Provence: French Elegance and Heritage

In France, AmaWaterways presents two Colors of Provence Soulful Experience sailings on the AmaKristina in June 2024. These cruises sail along the Rhône River, coupled with a three-night stay in Paris, allowing guests to delve into the city's rich history of Black artists, writers, and entertainers. The itineraries include guided Tours focusing on jazz, regional cuisine, and wine, celebrating Black heritage.

Secrets of Egypt & The Nile: An African Odyssey

The Secrets of Egypt & The Nile Soulful Experience, departing May 17, 2024, invites guests on an 11-night journey starting in Cairo and cruising the Nile on the AmaDahlia. This trip includes visits to historical sites and a unique opportunity to explore a Nubian Village, offering insights into the region's rich African history and culinary traditions.

AmaWaterways' Commitment to Cultural Celebrations

Each Soulful Experience sailing by AmaWaterways is carefully crafted to honor Black history and heritage through genuine experiences and excursions. These cruises are complemented by the cruise line's renowned personalized service and locally inspired dining, creating an environment where guests can deeply connect with the culture.

Final Thoughts

AmaWaterways' expansion of the Soulful Experience cruises in 2024 represents a significant contribution to cultural and heritage tourism. By focusing on Black history and culture, these itineraries offer travelers unique opportunities to explore their heritage in a meaningful way, while enjoying the luxury and comfort of river cruising.

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